Pontifical Readings by Graeme Hunter

Pontifical Readings

The Legacy of John Paul II: An Evangelical Assessment
edited by Tim Perry
InterVarsity Press, 2007
(327 pages, $25.00, paperback)

reviewed by Graeme Hunter

Tim Perry, an Evangelical theologian who teaches at Providence College in Otterburne, Manitoba, had the fine idea of asking some leading Evangelical thinkers to comment on the encyclicals of the late Pope John Paul II. It was a safe bet for a book.

Each encyclical (thirteen in all), from Redemptor hominis (1979) to Ecclesia de Eucharistia (2003), is sensitively summarized. Even readers familiar with the encyclicals will learn something from most of the presentations. All are done with care and most . . .